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Epilepsy by the numbers

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Epilepsy by the numbers

1 in 26 people will develop epilepsy at some point in their lifetime.

2.2 million individuals in the U.S. have epilepsy. That's more than autism, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy combined.

$12.5 billion is the economic impact of epilepsy every year in the U.S.

63 percent of those with epilepsy will have their seizures controlled with the first or second medication they try.

Healthy Set Go | Allina Health

WHAT YOU CAN DO

  • Someone is diagnosed with epilepsy every four minutes

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